Bowler Ravensdown Scholarship in Soil Science

For a postgraduate student studying soil science full time. Preference will be given to those undertaking research in soil water or soil nutrient management.

Scholarship overview

Status: Closed

Key facts

Value: Up to $5,000
Duration: One year's duration
Number available: One award
Type of study: Full-time, Postgraduate

Application dates

Applications open: 10 December 2024
Closing date: 10 March 2025


Eligibility restrictions: Full-time study only. Specific programmes only. High achievement.

The Bowler Ravensdown Scholarship was established from combined funds from the memorial to Dermot G. Bowler, a Massey Agricultural College (later Massey University) staff member from 1946 to 1982, and funds established in 2011 from rebates on Ravensdown fertilisers bought by Massey University’s farms.

What you'll be studying

This is a postgraduate scholarship. You will be enrolled in a postgraduate degree or postgraduate diploma and be studying soil science with the College of Sciences, Massey University.

Eligibility criteria

You must:

  • be studying full time
  • be enrolled in a specific programme

Application checklist

Include the following with your application:

  • your academic transcripts for any tertiary study completed outside of Massey University
  • a statement on how receiving this scholarship would be of benefit to you and your study, and how you believe you meet the intentions of this award, with particular reference to the relevance of your study to soil science/soil water management
  • a copy of your Massey University transcripts and current enrolment. You can download your Study History Report from the Student Portal, under ‘Results and Exams’.

Selection considerations

When choosing our recipient, we will consider your academic achievements and the relevance of your study to the intentions of the scholarship.